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"FOUNDERS AND FATHERS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE

ENGLISH IS EASY"

1.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Father of English Literature

2.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Father of English Poetry

3.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Father of English Language

4.Geoffrey Chaucer = The Morning Star of the Renaissance

5.Geoffrey Chaucer = The First National Poet

6.Venerable Bede = The Father of English Learning.

7.Venerable Bede = The Father of English History

8.King Alfred the Great = The Father of English Prose

9.Aeschylus = The Father of Tragedy

10.Nicholas Udall = The First English Comedy Writer

11.Edmund Spenser = The Poet’s poet (by Charles Lamb)

12.Edmund Spenser = The Child of Renaissance

13.Edmund Spenser = The Bridge between Renaissance and Reformation

14.Gutenberg = The Father of Printing

15.William Caxton = Father of English Press

16.Francis Bacon = The Father of English Essay

17.John Wycliffe = The Morning Star of the Reformation

18.Christopher Marlowe = The Father of English Tragedy

19.William Shakespeare = Bard of Avon

20.William Shakespeare = The Father of English Drama

21.William Shakespeare = Sweet Swan of Avon

22.William Shakespeare = The Bard


23.Robert Burns = The Bard of Ayrshire (Scotland)

24.Robert Burns = The National Poet of Scotland

25.Robert Burns = Rabbie

26.Robert Burns = The Ploughman Poet

27.William Dunber = The Chaucer of Scotland

28.John Dryden = Father of English criticism

29.William of Newbury = Father of Historical Criticism

30.John Donne = Poet of love

31.John Donne = Metaphysical poet

32.John Milton = Epic poet

33.John Milton = The great master of verse

34.John Milton = Lady of the Christ College

35.John Milton = Poet of the Devil’s Party

36.John Milton = Master of the Grand style

38.John Milton = The Blind Poet of England

39.Alexander Pope = Mock heroic poet

40.William Wordsworth = The Worshipper of Nature

41.William Wordsworth = The High Priest of Nature

42.William Wordsworth = The Poet of Nature

43.William Wordsworth = The Lake Poet

44.William Wordsworth = Poet of Childhood

45.William Wordsworth = Egotistical Sublime

46.Samuel Taylor Coleridge = The Poet of Supernaturalism

47.Samuel Taylor Coleridge = Opium Eater

48.Coleridge & Wordsworth = The Father of Romanticism


49.Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey = Lake Poets

50.Lord Byron = The Rebel Poet

51.Percy Bysshe Shelley = The Revolutionary Poet

52.Percy Bysshe Shelley = Poet of hope and

regeneration

53.John Keats = Poet of Beauty

54.William Blake = The Mystic Poet

55.John Keats = Chameleon Poet

56.Lord Alfred Tennyson = The Representative of the Victorian Era

57.George Bernard Shaw = The greatest modern dramatist

58.George Bernard Shaw = The Iconoclast

59.Jane Austen = Anti-romantic in Romantic age

60.Lindley Murray = Father of English Grammar

61.James Joyce = Father of English Stream of Conscious Novel

62.Edgar Allen Poe = Father of English Mystery play

63.Edgar Allen Poe = The Father of English Short Story

64.Henry Fielding = The Father of English Novel

65.Samuel Johnson = Father of English one Act Play

66.Sigmund Freud = A great Psycho-analyst

67.Robert Frost = The Poet of Terror

68.Francesco Petrarch = The Father of Sonnet (Italian)

69.Francesco Petrarch = The Father of Humanism

70.Sir Thomas Wyatt = The Father of English Sonnet

71.Henry Louis Vivian Derozio = The Father of Indian-Anglican Sonnet

72.William Hazlitt = Critic’s Critic


73.Charles Lamb = The Essay of Elia

74.Arthur Miller = Mulk Raj Anand of America

75.Addison = The voice of humanist Puritanism

76.Emerson = The Seneca of America

77.Mother Teresa = The Boon of Heaven

78.Thomas Nash = Young Juvenile

79.Thomas Decker = Fore-runner of Humorist

80.Homer = The Father of Epic Poetry

81.Homer = The Blind Poet

82.Henrick Ibsen = Father of Modern theatre

83.Rabindranath Tagore = Indian National Poet

84.Nissim Ezekiel = The Father of Indian English Poet